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## Shuchita Sharma

Shuchita has a post-graduate degree in Environmental Science. While looking for alternate career options, after having taught high school students for five years, she was drawn to the ability of data visualization and effective communication through storytelling.  It was during this period that she heard about The Data School Down Under and it seemed the perfect way forward. Outside of data, Shuchita likes spending time with family, bushwalking and exploring the outdoors.

## Using a Parameter To Find Top N

Parameters are dynamic values that can replace constant values in calculations, filters and reference lines. Let’s say you want to show top product by sales. One way is to use the dimension as a filter and fix the number of products to say 10. With this solution you...

## HOW TO MAKE A PARETO CHART IN TABLEAU?

A Pareto chart is named after Vilfredo Pareto, an Italian economist who developed the Pareto principle. This principle states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. About the chart: The chart is a combination of both bar and...

## Multiple views in a container using a Parameter

In the second week at Data School Down Under, we dived into Tableau Best Practices and advanced functionality around visualizations, calculations, parameters, mapping and much more. In this blog, I’ll take you through one of the many exercises that amazed me this...

## In training: The Accidental Analyst

This time last year, 'Tableau' had not made it to my vocabulary. I had heard of 'Alteryx' but never used it. So how did I get into the 'The Data School Down Under'? It all started when I was looking for a change from my education and teaching career. I was exploring...